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Martinez Delighted To Have Kapo Back

Martinez Delighted To Have Kapo Back

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez says he is delighted to have France international Olivier Kapo back for selection after the attacking midfield man came through 90 minutes of reserve team action on Tuesday following missing most of the pre-season with a knee injury.

Undoubtedly talented Kapo hasn`t lived up to expectations since his £3 million move to the Latics from Birmingham last summer but maybe with the new style of play adopted under Martinez the enigmatic Ivory Coast born player might just show what he is made of.

19 appearances and just 1 goal isn`t much return on the £3 million but the former Juventus and Monaco man surely has more to offer, speaking to Sky Sports on Kapo Latics boss Martinez said: 'You can never get enough competition and you can never get enough quality.

'Olivier Kapo is a player of experience and great quality as a player, and it was pleasing to see him getting through 90 minutes for the reserves and that's another option.

'Olivier is going to carry on working on his match fitness. We're delighted at the moment that everyone is fully fit and ready for the challenge.'

Here`s hoping

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday September 17 2009
Time: 12:16PM


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